Marty Wolfson is a professor of economics at the University of Notre Dame.
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Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 9:05am
“Free-Market” Outcomes Are Not Fair—and Not Free
“Since 1980, the U.S. government has reduced its intervention in the U.S. economy, which has become much more of a free market. Conservatives applaud this development because they think that free-market outcomes reward talent and hard work; progressives object to the income inequality of free-market outcomes and want to use government tax and transfer policy to reduce inequality.”